Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan will play a journalist in R Madhavan’s upcoming film Rocketry: The Nambi Effect.“In Rocketry, he plays a journalist who interviews scientist Nambi Narayanan, and takes us through the protagonist’s journey in flashback,” the source added.
Game of Thrones actor Ron Donachie and Downton Abbey actress Phyllis Logan also have pivotal roles in Rocketry: The Nambi Effect. Madhavan has also roped in his Kannathil Muthamittal co-star Simran Bagga to play his on-screen love interest in Rocketry.
Rocketry: The Nambi Effect is based on the life of Nambi Narayanan, the Indian scientist and aerospace engineer from ISRO who was accused of being a spy and imprisoned for 50 days in a case that was later ruled to be false.
The film is directed by Madhavan and will be released in multiple languages including Hindi, English, Tamil and Telugu.